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Can I combine the two? I have high levels of it and probably candida and SIBO too. Would it be better for me if I added biofilm enzymes and VSL#3 probiotics? How about coconut oil, garlic, digestive enzymes, cranberry juice, vitamin c? At what... (more)
I have systemic scleroderma have been on paleo autoimmune for 1 month. Another site I was on states that diet and exercise will not be enough because the bacteria issue in the gut must be addresses. Any thoughts on this?
I was raised vegetarian. The only source of animal products was a glass of milk with breakfast, and incidentally a cooked egg or a bowl of yogurt. Could this cause my gut bacteria to have problems with the digestion of meat?
The 'doc has me on amoxicillin every 8 hours for a week after oral surgery. It's going to kill off most of the good bacteria in my gut. How to best get it all back on track? I'm taking probiotics in between the antibiotics so by the end of... (more)
Just came across a study of mice suggesting doses of this strain of bacteria reduce anxiety, operating through the vagus nerve. The researcher said the effect was comparable to valium, but was careful to point out the effect in humans is... (more)
I am working with that wacko doctor because ... she is the only normal one I found. She told me to take some anti-parasite medication. I did not believe her so I submitted a stool sample and a blood test to two different labs to confirm her crazy... (more)
The thought has been going through my mind ever since I screwed up my intestinal flora by taking several antibiotics. We all know that by doing so one does not only get rid of the bad bugs, but the beneficial bacteria get wiped out as well. By... (more)
I always understood that babies picked up quite a lot of gut bacteria during the birthing process (which is often a little, ah, messy) and the rest from the wider world? I would avoid sugars and starches but not raw foods, take strong probiotic... (more)
Greetings, PaleoHackers, I am the mother of a 3 year old daughter with sensory processing disorder (SPD). I have had her on the casein-free version of the GAPS diet for the last 6 months. Since GAPS is not meant to be super low carb long term,... (more)
I have SIBO. When my doctor and I discussed my diet, he told me that I eat way too much meat. He said that undigested meat will be consumed by my gut bacteria and by eating over 3 oz of meat per meal (I usually have 6-8 oz) I feed the bad bacteria... (more)
There are many articles, theorys, herbs, and supplements to cure this condition of fungus, bacteria, and yeast (just a certian type of fungus) overgrowth. So its hard to pick a successful treatment plan. If you have successfully done this, please... (more)
I have! I developed SIBO after having a lot of antibiotics and catching a parasite in South America. I struggled a lot but herbal antibiotics + GAPS nutritional protocol really helped. It took about 6 months and I could eat moderate amounts of... (more)
As soon as I have started taking antibiotics for SIBO my fatigue is suddenly gone. I feel very energetic - I have not felt like this for years. What exactly the unwanted gut bacteria in small intestines is doing to cause fatigue and all other... (more)
I got a bad UTI this summer and had to take a round of antibiotics. It was the first time I had done this in several years. Since taking the antibiotics I get an EXTREMELY unbearable vaginal itching/pain every time i eat something with sugar or... (more)
I've always had a "nervous stomach" that when stressed would send me to the bathroom repeatedly. I've done a lot in the past year to help improve my gut, but sometimes the stress just gets you. During those times, I know there are things I can... (more)
I found this in our archives: The Neuroscience of the Gut: The brain is shaped by bacteria in the digestive tract That question links to a Scientific American article. The article reminds us how intimately the gut and brain are connected. The... (more)
I've been using probiotics for a while now and they seem to working (about 2 months). I had Crohn's - ulcerative colitis; the inflammation is gone but I still had (and have) IBS-like symtoms. I've been taking Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v... (more)
Hi. I???ve just gotten the results in from my parasitology (stool) test and I???m hoping some smartie on PH can help me figure a couple of things out. I???ll likely still be going to see my doc in a couple of weeks but he???s sort of a quack so... (more)
I've been having some rosacea issues recently and suspected it was due to gut problems, like SIBO or something pathologic somewhere in the G.I. tract The SIBO result (from a separate test) was positive, with mild bacterial overgrowth. I've been... (more)
I have been eating sauerkraut for awhile and would like to try some more fermented foods. I noticed a variety of Kimchi available by the sauerkraut at my Vitamin Cottage. What is good to eat with kimchi???how do you eat it? Is it good?
You've hit the motherload! Oh yum yum Kimchi! Just pull it out of your fridge, put some in a bowl, or throw the container on the table, and go to town. It's good with eggs, all proteins, make cauliflower fried rice and toss some in with some of... (more)
Trying to find studies on longer fasts 3+ days and how it relates to gut bacteria. Anyone help me find some science? Specifically bad bacteria die-off, preservation of good bacteria, etc.
I have read this article Here For those who do not like to read and prefer summaries, it is another study of obese mice. They fed obese mice some special prebiotics (oligofructose) so the amount of bacteria Akkermansia muciniphila increased. As a... (more)
Is there any way to measure if you are in deficiency for good bacteria? I don't mean symptoms but I am talking about lab test.
I have always thought that bacteria helps us to digest food. What happens when we take antibiotics and the bacteria is killed? Basically, how is food digested while a person is taking antibiotics if no probiotics is taken? Thanks. (more)
I am 54, male, 5'10", Paleo (90% - consume home made whole milk yogurt and occasional hard cheese) for over a year with excellent health results - lost over 40lbs, more energy, lots of libido and haven't been sick since, not even a common cold,... (more)
Is it possible that the meat was marinated in something containing gluten - like soy sauce or teriyaki sauce?
Hey there, so I've just got a comprehensive digestive analysis done, and today my results came back. All of my blood lipids, and all of my absorption is A-ok, my SCFA and immunology AND my parasite-ology is ALSO fine, so the ONLY thing that... (more)